# Thermodynamic limits to information harvesting by sensory systems

@article{Bo2014ThermodynamicLT, title={Thermodynamic limits to information harvesting by sensory systems}, author={Stefano Bo and Marco Del Giudice and Antonio Celani}, journal={Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment}, year={2014}, volume={2015} }

In view of the relation between information and thermodynamics we investigate how much information about an external protocol can be stored in the memory of a stochastic measurement device given an energy budget. We consider a layered device with a memory component storing information about the external environment by monitoring the history of a sensory part coupled to the environment. We derive an integral fluctuation theorem for the entropy production and a measure of the information…

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